Toyota models appeared 56 times in the top 10 rankings of 30 European markets through eight months. That is up from 54 after seven months and 52 after six months of 2022.
In August the Yaris had 13 appearances in top 10s, up from 11 through July, and the Yaris Cross had eight, according to figures from market researcher Dataforce.
Volkswagen was second with 40 top 10s, up from 37 after seven months, followed by sister brand Skoda, with 28 placements.
Kia broke its fourth-place tie with Dacia. The South Korean automaker had 26 top 10 placements through August versus the Romanian brand's 25.